Free Ocalan: Saturday 30 July 2016

Political parties and organisations across Kurdistan have joined forces to call for an urgent meeting with Kurdish and PKK leader Abdullah Öcalan. Öcalan has been under aggravated isolation since 5 April 2015 but the recent coup attempt in Turkey has intensified concerns about his health and safety as speculation about a plot to assassinate him have surfaced. Continue reading “Free Ocalan: Saturday 30 July 2016”

Thursday 28 July 2016

ANF: KCK on Qamishlo massacre: Measures of self-defense must be advanced

KCK called upon the peoples living in all the liberated cities of Rojava and Northern Syria to go into action to defend themselves with the spirit of mobilization and solidarity.

KCK (Kurdistan Communities Union) Executive Council Co-Presidency has released a statement on yesterday’s bomb attack in Qamishlo, describing it as yet another savage massacre perpetrated in Rojava that is targeted by continuous threats of the fascist AKP state. Continue reading “Thursday 28 July 2016”

Wednesday 27 July 2016

2016 July 27 QamishloBomb attack in Qamishlo – ANF: Search and rescue works at the scene of the Qamishlo attack

More than 50 people died and many others were wounded in today’s truck bomb attack in Rojava’s Qamishlo city.

Cizîr Canton Interior Council Co-President Kenan Bereket who spoke to Ronahi TV on the deadly truck bomb attack that hit the Qamishlo city this morning said that more than 50 people lost their lives and many others were wounded. Continue reading “Wednesday 27 July 2016”

Tuesday 26 July 2016

ANF: 200 more families rescued and transferred to safe areas in Manbij

Manbij Military Council fighters have rescued 200 more families stranded in Manbij city center.

The operation to liberate Manbij, which was renamed as “Operation Martyr Commander Faysal Abu Leyla” after his fall, continues on its 56th day with violent clashes in a number of areas.

Besides the heavy fighting with ISIS groups, fighters affiliated to the Manbij Military Council also continue evacuating the civilians in Manbij city center. Continue reading “Tuesday 26 July 2016”

Friday 22 July 2016

ANF: British GMB condemns the Turkey coup and demands freedom for Öcalan

Britain’s General Union condemning the coup voicing concern over the continued repression in Turkey. GMB called for respect to democratic freedoms and repeated its call for Abullah Öcalan to be freed.

Britain’s General Union GMB has released a statement condemning the coup voicing concern over the continued repression in Turkey. GMB called for respect to democratic freedoms and repeated its call for Abullah Öcalan to be freed.

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